End Goals: LCMS Youth Ministry

End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.

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LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – At the National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference

Participants and speakers from National 2021 join the podcast to discuss takeaways and highlights from the event.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Connected for Life – Five Roles of a Youth Leader

AJ Mastic joins Mark and Julianna to discuss key roles of the youth worker.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Bringing the Gathering Home

Alan Wunderlich joins Mark and Julianna to discuss how to bring the Gathering home.  

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Self-Care for Adult Leaders

Ann Franklin joins Mark and Julianna to discuss how adults can stay healthy and energized to make the most of their whole group’s time at the Gathering.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Exploring Youth’s Unique Vocation

Rhonda Palmersheim joins Mark and Julianna to discuss how the many different program elements of the Gathering can help every young person explore their unique vocations.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Connecting Parents to the Gathering

DCE Amanda Jahnke joins Mark and Julianna to discuss supporting parents as they help prepare their teens for the Gathering.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Handling Youth in Crisis at the Gathering

Amanda Jahnk, DCE, and Karen Merritt join Mark and Julianna to discuss ways adult leaders can prepare to care for young people in difficult experiences. 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Preparing Your Group

Mark and Julianna talk you through some key things to do with guest DCE Annie Anderson.  

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Traveling to Houston

Mark, Julianna, and Meredith talk about traveling to the Gathering and highlights of the Houston area with Meredith Whitefield. 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Gathering Starter Pack – Exploring In All Things

As we kick of the Gathering Starter Pack we will be looking into the theme: In All Things with Rev. Dr. Peter Nafzger and DCE Shelly Schwalm.